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Emeritus Theatre Professor Awarded NEH Grant for Summer Institute

CONWAY, Ark. (April 8, 2014) – Dr. Eric Binnie, Professor Emeritus of Theatre Arts at Hendrix College, has been awarded a National  Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to study "Representations of the 'Other': Jews in medieval England" at a five-week NEH Summer Institute at Oxford University this summer.

Binnie taught in the Hendrix College Department of Theatre Arts and Dance from 1989 until 2011.

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